Art Honors for Junior-Senior High Students

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Thirteen East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School art students won a total of 26 awards across seven categories at the 2018 Northeast Regional Scholastic Art Awards. The Northeast regional competition is administered by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers’ national office in New York City. Last year they received about 18,000 submissions, viewed by more than 50 judges, and nationally there were more than 330,000 entries. Congratulations to the following students:

Gold Keys:
Tessa Lark – Art Portfolio and Digital Art (honored for three separate entries) 
Kristina McDougal – Photography
Zachary Olewnicki – Art Portfolio and Photography
Emily Ramos – Digital Art
Katelyn Reddy – Digital Art
Grace Riordan – Digital Art

Silver Keys:
Caleigh Goldman – Photography (honored for two separate entries) 
Melissa Loyer – Art Portfolio
Andrew Machovec – Sculpture
Taylor Rampulla – Painting
Katelyn Reddy – Drawing and Illustration

Honorable Mentions:
Joanna Acampora – Art Portfolio
Gianna Campanaro – Drawing and Illustration
Marissela Gomez – Art Portfolio
Andrew Machovec – Art Portfolio and Sculpture (honored for two separate entries) 
Kristina McDougal – Mixed Media and Photography 
Emily Ramos – Drawing and Illustration

The students receiving a Gold Key will go on to compete in the national competition. National award winners will be announced in mid-March.